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March 1, 2013
GALESBURG—Area children can receive care for their favorite bear during the Carl Sandburg College Teddy Bear Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon March 6 and 7 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Pre-schoolers, kindergarteners and first-graders from the Sandburg Children’s School, Costa Catholic Academy, Galesburg Christian School and area day cares will bring a teddy bear to be “examined” by second-year students in...

March 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The Galesburg Business & Technology Center (BTC) is offering up to five $1,000 scholarships for full-time college students who have demonstrated a passion for entrepreneurship.
 

Scholarships are available to any graduating high school senior or first-, second- or third-year college student who is a permanent resident of Knox County or Warren County. Students must have at least a 2.0 grade point average and may attend any accredited two- or...

Feb. 28, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team ended its season with a 71-67 loss to Waubonsee in the Region IV tournament quarterfinals Thursday.
 

The Chargers (9-19) led 53-43 with 13 minutes left before Waubonsee went on a 13-0 run over the next 6:00 to take the lead. Sandburg had two opportunities to tie or take the lead in the final :19 but turned it over on both occasions.
 

Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) led the...

Feb. 28, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit a half court shot at the end of regulation to force overtime, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost to Black Hawk 70-64 in overtime Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in a Region IV tournament quarterfinal.

 

Coming out of a timeout with 1.2 seconds left in regulation, freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) found Wickert along the right baseline. Wickert...

Feb. 27, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Lori L. Sundberg recently was presented the Knox College Alumni Achievement Award. Sundberg was one of four recipients of the award during a ceremony Feb. 15 in Knox’s Seymour Library.
“It was an amazing ceremony and I'm very humbled to have been selected,” Sundberg said. “I feel very blessed to have had the outstanding educational opportunities that I've had from Carl Sandburg College to Knox College and beyond.”...

Feb. 25, 2013
MALTA—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ended the regular season with an 85-62 Arrowhead Conference loss Saturday at Kishwaukee.

 

The Chargers (19-11, 6-6) trailed 41-30 at halftime and shot 27 percent for the contest while the Kougars shot 65 percent from the floor.

 

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored a team-leading 14 points and was one of four Chargers in double figures. Sophomore guard Zach Grover (...

Feb. 25, 2013
CARTHAGE—“Mark Twain on Slavery,” a performance by actor Richard Garey scheduled for Feb. 26 at the Sandburg Auditorium in Carthage, has been postponed to 7 p.m. March 5 because of anticipated inclement weather.
 

Ticket-holders who would like to refund their purchase should call the Carl Sandburg College Branch Campus in Carthage at 217.357.3129 ext. 0.
 

Garey combines his passion as an actor, skill as a storyteller and expertise as a...

Feb. 21, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for today at Kishwaukee have been postponed to Saturday because of anticipated inclement weather. The women’s game will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by the men’s game at 3 p.m.
 

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Feb. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The times for the Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for Thursday at Kishwaukee have been moved up because of anticipated inclement weather.
 

The women’s game will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, followed by the men’s game at 4 p.m. The contests originally were scheduled for 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., respectively.
 

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Feb. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Black Hawk rallied in the second half to hand the 14th-ranked Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 72-64 Arrowhead Conference loss on Sophomore Night on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (19-10, 6-5), who jumped into the NJCAA Division II top 20 rankings earlier in the day, trailed by as much as 10 in the first half but used a 6-0 run in the final 1:13 to go into the locker room down just 35-31.

 

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Feb. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) hit five 3-pointers and scored a team-high 15 points in her final home game, but the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team fell to Black Hawk 63-57 on Sophomore Night on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Frank hit four of her 3s in the first half as the Chargers (9-17, 3-8) hit eight total from beyond the arc to take a 33-25 lead into halftime. The Braves, though, rallied to deny Sandburg its...

Feb. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Saturday’s upset of South Suburban helped vault the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to 14th in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, which were released Tuesday.
 

It’s the first time the Chargers (19-9 overall, 6-4 Arrowhead Conference) have cracked the top 20 under sixth-year coach Ryan Twaddle and the second time this season they’ve earned votes in the NJCAA poll. Sandburg tied for 21st in the Jan. 29 rankings.
 

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Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College welcomed 27 new members into its Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society for two-year colleges. An induction ceremony took place Feb. 7 at the Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

The new members for spring 2013 are: Cody Appell (Altona), Haley Bolliger (Galesburg), Grace Cleair (Rio), Ellen Corbin (Galesburg), Chelsea Derry (Roseville), Emily Douglas (Monmouth), Allison Lafary (Smithshire), Stephen Lipe (Galesburg),...

Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball was unable to pick up its third straight win after falling 60-57 to South Suburban on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) and sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) each scored 13 to lead the Chargers (9-16), who led 29-27 at halftime. Freshman forward Lexa Mahr (Macomb) added 12 points, and freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored 11 for Sandburg...

Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) matched his season high with 25 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team knocked off No. 4 South Suburban 80-74 on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (19-9) also got 17 points from freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and 11 points from freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier). Sandburg led 33-31 at halftime against the Bulldogs...

Feb. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) led four Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball players in double figures as the Chargers beat Monmouth JV 94-77 on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Powers scored 14 of his game-high 20 in the second half as the Chargers (18-9) blew the game open after leading 36-35 at halftime. Freshman guard Dylan Ervin (Washington, Ind./Washington) matched his season high with 15 points off...

Feb. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will hold open houses at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at its Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about the College’s transfer and career programs and get to know Sandburg.

 

For more information or to apply to Carl Sandburg College, contact the Sandburg Welcome Center at 309.345.3500 or admissions@sandburg.edu.

 

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Feb. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team will host a camp from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Players of all skill levels from grades 2-12 are invited to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing and baserunning from current Chargers players and coach Todd Winkler. Pitching lessons also will be available.

The cost of the camp is $30 and includes a T-...

Feb. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Nearly 170 students from 12 area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

Students from AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, East Moline United Township, Galesburg, Farmington, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon River Valley and United high...

Feb. 11, 2013
OGLESBY—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 28 points off the bench as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won 77-57 at Illinois Valley on Saturday in an Arrowhead Conference contest.

 

Grover was 5 of 11 from 3-point range and 11 for 18 from the field as he surpassed his previous best of 23 points, set Jan. 10 at Highland. Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) added 15...

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